South African Premier's Tweets Apology - Has The Horse Bolted?

Helen Zille, the Premier of the Western Cape and former leader of the official opposition Democratic Alliance, has been in trouble before for controversial tweets she has sent. The latest, in which she praises the progress that colonialism brought, were followed by accusations of racism and increasing calls for her to step down as provincial leader.

Helen Zille, Western Cape Democratic Alliance Premier.

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    The Conversation Africa, 27 March 2017

    It's remarkable how a South African politician as intelligent as Helen Zille, premier of the Western Cape and former leader of the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA), did… Read more »


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